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Crime Statistics

        HERE ARE THE NUMBERS                

 

Robberies and Assaults  

 

 

 

 

 

 



In 2006 there were 645,950 robberies reported – during those robberies there were injuries reported 35.8% of the time


There were 4,784,040 assaults reported in 2006.


Domestic Violence
 

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women.

 

1 in 3 women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point during their lives.

 

More than 32 million Americans are affected by domestic violence each year.

 

  

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800)799-7233. You are not alone.

How often does sexual assault occur?

Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted.

In 2007, there were 248,300 victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. (These figures do not include victims 12 years old or younger.)

 

 

1 out of every 6 American women have been the victims of an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime (14.8% completed rape; 2.8% attempted rape)

 

 

One in Four college women will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate

In about 8 out of 10 rapes, no weapon is used other than physical force


1 in 5 teens who have been in a serious relationship report being hit, slapped or pushed by a partner

17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape. 
  -     15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12
  -          29% are age 12-17
  -          44% are under age 18
  -          80% are under age 30
  -          12-34 are the highest risk years
  -          Girls ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than the general population to
        be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault

 

7% of girls in grades 5-8 and 12% of girls in grades 9-12 said they had been sexually abused.

 

93% of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attacker  

 

Effects of Rape – It Goes Beyond the Attack

 

Victims of sexual assault are:

   -  3 times more likely to suffer from depression

   -  6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder

   -  13 times more likely to abuse alcohol

   -  26 times more likely to abuse drugs

   -  4 times more likely to contemplate suicide

 

The Offenders - The Rapist usually isn't a Masked Stranger

   -  Approximately 2/3 of rapes committed are by someone the victim knows    
   -  73% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger

   -  38% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance

   -  28% are an intimate
   -    7% are a relative

 
He's not Hiding in the Bushes

More than 50% of all rape/sexual assault incidents were reported by victims to have occured within 1 mile of their home or at their home.

  -  4 in 10 take place at the victim's home

  -  2 in 10 take place at the home of a friend, neighbor, or relative

  -  1 in 12 take place in a parking garage

  -  43% of rapes occur between 6:00 pm and midnight

  -  24% occur between midnight and 6:00 am

  -  The other 33% take place between 6:00am and 6:00pm.

 

60% of rapes/sexual assaults are not reported to the police. Those rapists, of course, never spend a day in prison according to a statistical average of the past 5 years. Factoring in unreported rapes, only about 6% of rapists ever serve a day in jail.

 

15 of 16 Rapists don’t go to jail for their crime.

 


References
1.   National Institute of Justice & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women Survey. 1998.
2.  U.S. Department of Justice. 2003 National Crime Victimization Survey. 2003.
3.  U.S. Department of Justice. 2004 National Crime Victimization Survey. 2004.
4.  1998 Commonwealth Fund Survey of the Health of Adolescent Girls. 1998.
5.  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. 1995 Child Maltreatment Survey. 1995.
6.  U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2000 Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement. 2000.
7.  World Health Organization. 2002.
8.   U.S. Department of Justice. 2005 National Crime Victimization Survey. 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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